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First Date Problems

First Date Problems

First Date Problems Anytime someone tells me, “I hate driving in downtown Ottawa”, I tell them the story of Hubs’ and my first date, 11 years ago this week. I was living and working five hours north of the city in Val-d’Or, smallish-town Quebec. But I got down to Ottawa often, to see family and […]

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10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 18 Comments
10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

      10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy Pregnancy can be very exciting – but for many women, it can also be stressful. Constant worrying can have an adverse effect on your health, and it can even cause behavioural issues and other problems for your baby after he or she arrives. While […]

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Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

| August 18, 2016 | 6 Comments
Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

      Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products! I am excited to have the opportunity to try out Curl Keeper hair care products available at Trade Secrets. My hair is wavy, frizzy, and difficult to manage. I end up using a blow dryer and a hair straightner to take out the unruly […]

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Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2016 | 151 Comments
Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

  When it comes to purses and handbags I look for functionality and comfort and then at style (and admittedly I am not a fashionista). Luckily, handbags and purses from Beside-U Canada combine all these features, making their bags the perfect addition to any woman’s handbag collection regardless of what it is needed for! When I was […]

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Tips to Get You to a Fantastic New You!

| February 24, 2015 | 10 Comments
Tips to Get You to a Fantastic New You!

I do not like to declare resolutions for myself at the beginning of each year. I feel as though there is so much pressure to meet certain goals, and if I do not meet (or even try to meet them), then I feel as though I have let myself down in some way. Instead, I […]

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5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

| January 14, 2015 | 8 Comments
5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

All of us want to look our best. But as we age, some of us don’t feel as if our skin will pass the test of time. Fortunately, you don’t have to rely on painful and expensive procedures to show off younger looking skin. It is actually possible by simply changing your diet and making […]

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Winter Workouts and an Egg in a Kale Cup Breakfast Recipe

| January 9, 2015 | 16 Comments
Winter Workouts and an Egg in a Kale Cup Breakfast Recipe

Winter is here!  Some of us celebrate and some of us cringe…  Whether you cheer or boo – the key to surviving an Ottawa winter is to embrace it in one way, shape or form.  Time will fly if you get the kids outside tobogganing, sledding, skating, skiing or even out to your local park. […]

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The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

| December 16, 2014 | 79 Comments
The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

When I first learned I was reviewing the limited edition “Glazed Apple” collection from The Body Shop, I was eager to find out how the apple scent would translate into bath & body products. I was ready to try something new, changing from the typical musky scent to a more light scent that smells pleasing to most. To […]

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Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrates Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| December 11, 2014 | 55 Comments
Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrates Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

I’m an absolute devotee of the Body Shop and theirs are the only products I consistently pack to come along for the ride when I travel. And it’s a good thing I have them with me on the road, because traveling absolutely destroys my skin. The alternating hot and cold temperatures, the dry air in […]

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Find your #OneNewThing and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

| August 20, 2014 | 7 Comments
Find your #OneNewThing and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Do you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer? If you do, it’s not surprising because it’s the most common cancer in Canadian women. In fact, one in nine Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. But what you might not know is that one third of breast cancers are preventable. Contrary […]

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The 5 Best Exercises for Moms (Part I)

| March 11, 2014 | 10 Comments
The 5 Best Exercises for Moms (Part I)

You’re a busy gal on the clock 24/7 with very little time to waste and when you do find the time to get in your daily dose of exercise it’s got to be good, right The solution? Here are the first 2 of the best Exercises for Moms they can do at home to get […]

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